The LIU Post Department of Athletics is seeking a Head Coach for its Division II Men’s Lacrosse program. This position is responsible for leading all phases of the program in accordance with NCAA, Conference and University rules, regulations and policies. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: coaching, hiring and managing assistant coaches and staff, scheduling of games, and recruiting qualified student-athletes; supporting for the academic progress of student-athletes; preparing and managing the budget; scheduling and conducting practice sessions; and, implementing strategies for developing and motivating student-athletes to perform at maximum levels.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
Previous coaching experience
Thorough knowledge of NCAA rules
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Strong organizational and administrative skills
Ability to interact effectively with prospective and enrolled student-athletes
Collaborate effectively with athletic department team members, university administration, and media
Successfully pass a background check
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with experience
LIU Post, a 320-acre campus located on Long Island’s scenic North Shore, boasts one of the top Division II programs in the country. The LIU Post Department of Athletics, which sponsors 25 varsity programs — nine for men and 16 for women — and three spirit teams, has won 21 NCAA Division II National Championships and five consecutive East Coast Conference Commissioner’s Cups, honoring the best over...all program in the conference. The Pioneers consistently rank amongst the nation’s best programs in the NACDA Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup Standings, and the LIU Post Department of Athletics is committed to providing its more than 500 student-athletes with the finest in academic and athletics support, ensuring a true life-enhancing experience. The campus also has the most state-of-the-art facilities in the Eastern landscape, including the recently-transformed Bethpage Federal Credit Union Stadium and Pratt Recreation Center.